About Jon Murphy

Jon Murphy, currently employed as the VP of Global Cybersecurity and Risk Advisory Services for a mid-market focused consultancy, is a new revenue enabling, profit protection professional, and accomplished innovator at turning IT into a market differentiator for public, private, and government operations of all sizes.  With nearly three decades of experience as a trusted advisor to other “C-level” executives with a Big 4 consulting leadership background, Jon’s expertise includes facilitating improvement initiatives in the areas of IT operations with heavy emphasis on Infrastructure, Information Systems Security, Regulatory Compliance, Privacy, Risk Management, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, and IT Governance.

He is also a nationally well-regarded technology, organizational resiliency, and homeland security professional, author, speaker and has been published (including internationally) in USFN, CSO, CIO, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek among others.  Jon has also created plans, designed exercises for a plethora of diverse industry verticals, and then implemented those plans successfully in the most challenging of circumstances, humanmade and natural.  In addition, Jon was the co-author of the security plan for the first National Special Security Event, the model for physically and logically securing all major public events like Presidential inaugurations and Super Bowls, and was part of a team that advised both the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations on cybersecurity strategies.  https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonemurphy

The Perils of Paying Ransoms

By Jon Murphy|2021-02-04T19:46:41+00:00February 2nd, 2021|

Ransomware attacks have been in the news for years, with many stories about organizations making the difficult choice of losing their data, or paying to have their data unlocked. But as of October 1, 2020, [...]